Her Coronation Street (1960) character Tina McIntyre is the 2nd character on any British soap opera (the 1st being Sammy Winward's character Katie Sugden on Emmerdale (1972)) to act as a surrogate mother.
Her Coronation Street (1960) character Tina McIntyre became the 27th woman on the soap opera to give birth and the 1st character on the soap opera to act as a surrogate. Tina had a baby boy Jake (played by an unknown baby) for her neighbours Gary Windass (Mikey North) and Izzy Armstrong (Cherylee Houston), born on 27 May 2013.
Announced her engagement to Mark Wright, having been in a relationship with him since December 2012, after he proposed to her with a 5-carat diamond ring on a beach in Dubai (9 September 2013).
Younger brother Andrew Michael, born 1989.
Was engaged to singer Max George, having been in a relationship with him since December 2010, after he proposed to her with a £10,000 diamond ring and a Chihuahua the week prior to her 24th birthday (June 2011-July 2012).